Faculty Biography

Deok-Soo Son, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Secondary Appointment
Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology
School of Medicine
(615) 327-6189 | dson@mmc.edu

Center Affiliations

Center for Women’s Health Research, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence

Research Themes

Cancer Biology, Obesity

Active Research Projects

1) Roles of proinflammatory chemokines linking obesity and breast cancer, SC1CA200519 (NIH/NCI), PI

2) Targeting CXCR2 as a driver for obesity-derived progression of ovarian cancer, U54CA163069 (NIH/NCI), Full Project Investigator

3) Intermittent fasting targets tumorigenic chemokines in triple-negative breast cancer, P50CA098131 (NCI), Developmental Project Investigator

Goals Schematic

Goals Schematic Son